The media should be democracy’s backbone. But with newspapers, television, radio, record labels, and internet providers owned by a few giant corporations, only a narrow spectrum of voices get heard. Here’s what Americans are doing to reclaim the power to speak out
After decades of discrimination, black farmers are struggling for justice.
"No one started this worldview. No one is in charge of it, no orthodoxy is restraining it." -Paul Hawken
Two elders of the southern Freedom Movement share stories of "veterans of hope" who found courage in their spirituality and commitment to justice and democracy.
Citizens worldwide are drafting and signing a declaration of responsibility and interdependency.
There were students, labor union members, greens, farmers, religious leaders, and human rights activists. The most dramatic confrontations took place on November 30 (N30), when thousands of protesters blocked WTO delegates from reaching the meeting.
WTO On-Site Report, November 30, 1999
WTO On-Site Report, December 2, 1999